Utah State
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Grants

Awarded Research Grants

  • Improved Accuracy, Timeliness, and Cost-Efficiency for Highway Feature Extraction Utilizing Novel Automated Approaches," USU VPR Research Catalyst (RC) Seed Grant Program, $19,940, 01/01/2017-12/31/2017, Co-Principal Investigator (with PI Ziqi Song).

  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Timely Space Situational Awareness, USU Seed Program to Advance Research Collaborations (SPARC), $34,999, 01/01/2016-12/31/2016, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Mike Taylor and Kohei Fujimoto).

  • Deep Learning for Large-Scale Multi-Class Object Detection in Videos, Amazon Web Services Research Grant, $4,000, 10/01/2015-10/31/2017, Principal Investigator.

  • Computer Vision-Based Near Real-Time Orthorectification and Mosaic of UAV Videos (Phase IV), Utah Water Research Laboratory, $79,559, 05/02/2015-08/31/2016, Principal Investigator, one-month effort.

  • Wearable Computing: Human Activity Recognition on Smartwatches, TCL Research America, $20,000, 01/01/2015-6/30/2015, Principal Investigator, 1.5-month effort.

  • Computer Vision-Based Near Real-Time Orthorectification and Mosaic of UAV Videos (Phase III), Utah Water Research Laboratory, $8,000, 01/01/2015-05/01/2015, Principal Investigator, one-month effort.

  • Computer Vision-Based Near Real-Time Orthorectification and Mosaic of UAV Videos (Phase II), Utah Water Research Laboratory, $7,852, 08/23/2014-12/31/2014, Principal Investigator, one-month effort.

  • Computer Vision-Based Near Real-Time Orthorectification and Mosaic of UAV Videos (Phase I), Utah Water Research Laboratory, $10,387, 05/05/2014-08/22/2014, Principal Investigator, one-month effort.

  • Machine Learning Techniques to Identify Objects in a Video, TCL Research America, $30,000, 01/01/2014-12/31/2014, Principal Investigator, 0.75-month effort.

  • Research on Multimedia Mining Techniques, TCL Research America, $40,000, 01/01/2013-12/31/2013, Principal Investigator, one-month effort. One conference article was published.

  • Exploring Novel Data Processing and Analysis Techniques for Extracting Spectral Biomarker Information of Human Cancer Cells, VPR Research Catalyst (RC) Seed Grant Program, $20,000, 07/01/2011-06/30/2012, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Anhong Zhou from Biological Engineering Department at USU), one-month effort. One journal article was published.

  • Providing Web Access to the Resources of Utah State University Herbaria, Utah Agricultural Experiment Station Grants Program, $20,000, 07/01/2010-06/30/2011, Co-Principal Investigator (with PI Mary E. Barkworth from Biology Department at USU), one-month effort (no salary requested).

  • REU Site Program in Computer Vision and Multi-Agent Systems, National Science Foundation, $305,801, 05/15/2009-04/30/2013, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Chad Mano), one-month effort. Five conference articles were published.

  • An Efficient Automatic Object Contour Extraction System, USU ADVANCE's Collaborative Seed Grant, $8,000, 08/01/07-07/31/08, Principal Investigator (with PI Minghui Jiang), one-month effort. One conference and one journal article were published.

  • An Inexpensive Assistive Eyegaze Communication System for Physically Disabled Individuals, Community/University Research Initiative Grants, $32,406, 05/01/06-06/30/07, Principal Investigator, one-month effort. One conference article was published.

  • An Enhanced Network Architecture Simulator for Flight Systems, Air Force Research Lab, $81,808, 7/28/05-7/28/06, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Scott Cannon), one-month effort. One conference article was published.

  • A Vision-Based Assisted Navigation System for the Visually Impaired Wheelchair Users, Community/University Research Initiative Grant, $35,014, 7/1/05-6/30/06, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Vladimir Kulyukin), one-month effort. Two conference articles were published.

  • REU Site Program in Computer Vision and Image Processing, National Science Foundation, $233,241, 2/1/05-1/31/09 (with one year no cost extension), Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Donald H. Cooley), one-month effort. Ten conference articles and two journal articles were published.

  • A Network Architecture Simulator for Flight Systems, Air Force Research Lab, $60,000, 6/1/04-2/15/05, Principal Investigator (with Co-PI Scott Cannon), two-month effort.

  • A Progressive Lossless Codec for Medical Image Sets, New Faculty Research Grants, Utah State University, $14,975, 7/1/03-6/30/04, Principal Investigator, one-month effort. One journal article was published..

  • Awarded Travel Grants

  • Travel Grant to Attend IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Center for Women and Gender Grants, Utah State University, $500 received in July 2014.

  • Travel Grant to Attend CRA-W Advanced Career Mentoring Workshop (CAPP), Providence, Rhode Island, June 25-26, 2010. Computing Research Association Grants, $1200 received in June 2010.

  • Travel Grant to Attend CRA-W Career Mentoring Workshop, San Diego, CA, June 8-10, 2007. Computing Research Association Grants, $1000 received in June 2007.

  • Travel Grant to Attend IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP'06), Women and Gender Research Institute Grants, $1000 received in October 2006.

  • Travel Grant to Attend IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'05), Women and Gender Research Institute Grants, $500 received in February 2005.

  • Travel Grant to Attend the 5th International Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Image Processing (CVPRIP'03), Women and Gender Research Institute Grants, $500 received in September 2003.

  • Travel Grant to Attend the 7th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (SCI'03), Women and Gender Research Institute Grants, $500 received in May 2003.


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